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Careers - Work for Grimshaw

It's about what we can do together.

Working at the Town of Grimshaw is an opportunity to change our community. Each new person brings a fresh perspective and laboring hands that when met with teamwork can result in extraordinary things. We encourage innovative thinking at all levels whether you're helping to keep our community bright and clean through maintenance or saving money by streamlining administrative processes. There are so many ways to contribute, chances are high you'll find some way to do what you love.

Job Opportunities

Position: Water & Sewer Systems Manager (Posted July 3, 2024)

Location: Town of Grimshaw

Reporting to: Chief Administrative Officer

The Water and sewer Systems Manager will primarily be responsible for operating the urban water and wastewater system. This role will coordinate activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and delegating work accordingly. This role will also evaluate policies and procedures and provide recommendations for changes to improve efficiency. 

The Water & Sewer Systems Manager must possess the following:

  • Must have knowledge of maintenance of water and sewer systems
  • Possess valid Water Treatment 1, Water Distribution 2, Wastewater Treatment 1, and Wastewater Collection 2 Certificates
  • Must be skilled in operation of Class 2 Water Distribution Plant
  • Must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Must have the ability to deal effectively with management, public works staff and public
  • Ability to supervise and organize
  • Must maintain strong interpersonal skills which is crucial in dealing tactfully and courteously with the public at all times
  • Maintain an inventory of the Town’s water and sewer distribution and treatment supplies
  • Maintain a written record of all main valves on the Town’s water supply lines
  • Maintain records of the Coleman Well Pumphouse, the observation wells, the water reservoir and of the towns water consumption thereof
  • Approve all purchase orders for the water and sewer department as per the town's purchasing and tendering policy
  • Carries out such other supervisory duties as may be directed from time to time by senior administration and council
  • Ongoing daily contact with Administration to ensure accurate information is available to the residents/public
  • Attains and maintains a successful relationship with the public based on mutual trust and confidence
  • ability to identify measures of performance and actions needed to improve or correct performance
  • ability to initiate and model positive change
  • ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret goals, objectives, and policies
  • Possess a valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Must be willing to work the occasional overtime

The Town of Grimshaw offers competitive compensation and career advancement opportunities.

Qualified applicants should contact the Chief Administrative Officer at: 780-332-4626 or

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.